Imran Abul Kashem

Author

A former journalist, Imran is inspired by everyday occurrences and lived experiences. After moving to Australia in 2008 from Bangladesh he was confronted by the language barrier and found it difficult to tell people's stories in an unfamiliar language. To overcome this obstacle Imran turned to photography as a new outlet to communicate, and rediscovered a medium he had always been passionate about.While studying photography at Melbourne Polytechnic, Imran worked on a variety of short and long term personal projects.? In 2017, he was awarded a Mobility Grant from the State Government of Victoria, which allowed him to travel to Japan and document daily life there.In 2018, Imran participated 7days storytelling workshop with famous documentary photographer William Yang. Through projected photographs he performed 'The Story Only I Can Tell' at Wyndham Cultural Centre along with Willian Yang.He was also nominated for 'Place Patterns' project in 2017 which a cultural development project presented by Wyndham City with support from Creative Victoria. As part of the project in 2018, he published a book named 'Same/Different' and public exhibition of the photos. SAME/DIFFERENT is a photographic investigation into the cultural habits of new and old Australian as revealed by idols attached to their rear-view mirrors. Over the course of three years photographer Imran secretly documented the trinkets he observed in vehicles around Wyndham City hanging from mirrors or sitting on dashboard.In 2019, he was nominated Emerge Cultural Ambassador of Multicultural Arts Victoria. He is also facilitator of Photography at Saltwater Art Studio at Point Cook.He was the recipient of Wyndham Arts Assist grant of his exhibition of 'Green Wedge' exhibition and this book, he got fund from Multicultural Arts Victoria and Gandel Philanthropy.'Green Wedge' project is to capture the transformation of Werribee South as new residential development encroaches on existing farmland.


GREEN WEDGE: PHOTOGRAPHS OF  WERRIBEE SOUTH 

Third Edition ISBN:
978-0-646-80841-3

Medium: hardback Size: 
11″ x 8.5″

Medium
Landscape Perfect Bind Imagewrap Hardcover

Photo book Paper Type :
Premium Silk

Page: 60

Forwarded by Bill Strong
(A Brief History of Werribee South)

 ‘Green Wedge’ is much, much more than beautiful pictures of agricultural land close to Melbourne on Port Phillip Bay.  It is a story in pictures of how this ancient river plain and estuary which nurtured and fed our First Nations peoples for thousands of years is again feeding us all.  The market garden community of Werribee South, mainly descendants of European immigrants, recognise the value of this rich river soil and the irrigation scheme that provides a reliable water supply.   They know how to get the best from the land and they work hard from dawn to dusk every day of the week to deliver fresh produce to local and export markets.    Imran Abul Kashem has captured the essence of this dynamic landscape where something is always happening - the farms, the people, the land, the water and even the history of the farming community.  He also gives us a glimpse of what might be next for this beautiful place by the sea – with the new marina and housing development juxtaposed against this Green Wedge. 

Gaye Yuille

A story in pictures of how this ancient river plain and estuary

A wonderful look at a local area unlike any I have come across before. The blending of beautiful photography and stories make this a 'must have' for anyone that has lived/visited the area. Stimulating on the eyes and mind, Green Wedge provided more than first anticipated, the exploration of the area's history and future has opened up conversations I would not have previously had. 

Michelle Oakman

the exploration of the area's history and future has opened up conversations

As someone who has worked in Wyndham for over 5 years, I count myself lucky to have been able to purchase one of Imran's first editions of GREEN WEDGE. My first impression of his book was of the beautiful and creative photographs - but the added dimension of the way in which he has captured a piece of Wyndham's history makes this a very special book.Soon these images will be unrecognisable - Werribee South will have changed irrevocably. Local history and the recording of how development can change a local area is captured with sensitivity and creativity in Imran's book.Due to the uncertain times we find ourselves in, where the world changes on a daily basis, it is timely to be reminded of our past and the importance of capturing our history. Thanks Imran for sharing your unique view of Wyndham with the rest of the world! Good luck with your second edition of GREEN WEDGE.

Diane Tabbagh

Unique view of Wyndham

Amazing photos of Werribee South showing the old and the new

Dr Joe Garra

Amazing photos of Werribee South

I was one of the lucky people to get their hands on GREEN WEDGE. This book of beautiful photographs by Imran Abul Kashem also shares a brief history of Werribee South forwarded by Bill Strong.To anyone interested in learning history or understanding how development will change the local area, this book is for you.If you like understanding the history of a location you have visited this book is for you also..The colours of some of these photographs reminded me of some awesome crisp mornings during my own stay in Werribee South.As a local to Werribee who was personally assisted by workers at a local farm 22 years ago I can tell you residents and workers in Wertibee South are a true blessing to our community and we wish them all the safety during this time. One of the pictures in GREEN WEDGE is a simple sign and during this time it is a reminder of the closures all around the world.I am sharing this as the Author Talk was prevented due to Covid-19 which celebrates the release of the second edition of GREEN WEDGE.

Sam G

Learning history or understanding how development will change the local area

Insightful images captured in and around my treasured backyard of Werribee to cherish and reflect upon now and for generations to come...thanks Imran for your labour of love

Annie Lo

Insightful images captured in and around my treasured backyard of Werribee
It varies and depending on Australia Post. Book will be ready to post within 48 hours with tracking number. 
Yes, you can collect from Westend Photography (Level 1, 44 Watton Street, Werribee). Collection also depends on COVID restriction as well. 
The book cost only $50 and additional $15 for postage.  If you collect in person, it will be only $50.
Yes you can. Price varies depending on image size, medium and framing. I am happy to provide a quote for the printing image. 

Imran Abul Kashem

Author

About Me

A former journalist, Imran is inspired by everyday occurrences and lived experiences. After moving to Australia in 2008 from Bangladesh he was confronted by the language barrier and found it difficult to tell people's stories in an unfamiliar language. To overcome this obstacle Imran turned to photography as a new outlet to communicate, and rediscovered a medium he had always been passionate about.While studying photography at Melbourne Polytechnic, Imran worked on a variety of short and long term personal projects.? In 2017, he was awarded a Mobility Grant from the State Government of Victoria, which allowed him to travel to Japan and document daily life there.In 2018, Imran participated 7days storytelling workshop with famous documentary photographer William Yang. Through projected photographs he performed 'The Story Only I Can Tell' at Wyndham Cultural Centre along with Willian Yang.He was also nominated for 'Place Patterns' project in 2017 which a cultural development project presented by Wyndham City with support from Creative Victoria. As part of the project in 2018, he published a book named 'Same/Different' and public exhibition of the photos. SAME/DIFFERENT is a photographic investigation into the cultural habits of new and old Australian as revealed by idols attached to their rear-view mirrors. Over the course of three years photographer Imran secretly documented the trinkets he observed in vehicles around Wyndham City hanging from mirrors or sitting on dashboard.In 2019, he was nominated Emerge Cultural Ambassador of Multicultural Arts Victoria. He is also facilitator of Photography at Saltwater Art Studio at Point Cook.He was the recipient of Wyndham Arts Assist grant of his exhibition of 'Green Wedge' exhibition and this book, he got fund from Multicultural Arts Victoria and Gandel Philanthropy.'Green Wedge' project is to capture the transformation of Werribee South as new residential development encroaches on existing farmland.


GREEN WEDGE: PHOTOGRAPHS OF  WERRIBEE SOUTH 

Third Edition ISBN:
978-0-646-80841-3

Medium: hardback Size: 
11″ x 8.5″

Medium
Landscape Perfect Bind Imagewrap Hardcover

Photo book Paper Type :
Premium Silk

Page: 60

Forwarded by Bill Strong
(A Brief History of Werribee South)

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Testimonials

 ‘Green Wedge’ is much, much more than beautiful pictures of agricultural land close to Melbourne on Port Phillip Bay.  It is a story in pictures of how this ancient river plain and estuary which nurtured and fed our First Nations peoples for thousands of years is again feeding us all.  The market garden community of Werribee South, mainly descendants of European immigrants, recognise the value of this rich river soil and the irrigation scheme that provides a reliable water supply.   They know how to get the best from the land and they work hard from dawn to dusk every day of the week to deliver fresh produce to local and export markets.    Imran Abul Kashem has captured the essence of this dynamic landscape where something is always happening - the farms, the people, the land, the water and even the history of the farming community.  He also gives us a glimpse of what might be next for this beautiful place by the sea – with the new marina and housing development juxtaposed against this Green Wedge. 

Gaye Yuille

A story in pictures of how this ancient river plain and estuary

A wonderful look at a local area unlike any I have come across before. The blending of beautiful photography and stories make this a 'must have' for anyone that has lived/visited the area. Stimulating on the eyes and mind, Green Wedge provided more than first anticipated, the exploration of the area's history and future has opened up conversations I would not have previously had. 

Michelle Oakman

the exploration of the area's history and future has opened up conversations

As someone who has worked in Wyndham for over 5 years, I count myself lucky to have been able to purchase one of Imran's first editions of GREEN WEDGE. My first impression of his book was of the beautiful and creative photographs - but the added dimension of the way in which he has captured a piece of Wyndham's history makes this a very special book.Soon these images will be unrecognisable - Werribee South will have changed irrevocably. Local history and the recording of how development can change a local area is captured with sensitivity and creativity in Imran's book.Due to the uncertain times we find ourselves in, where the world changes on a daily basis, it is timely to be reminded of our past and the importance of capturing our history. Thanks Imran for sharing your unique view of Wyndham with the rest of the world! Good luck with your second edition of GREEN WEDGE.

Diane Tabbagh

Unique view of Wyndham

Amazing photos of Werribee South showing the old and the new

Dr Joe Garra

Amazing photos of Werribee South

I was one of the lucky people to get their hands on GREEN WEDGE. This book of beautiful photographs by Imran Abul Kashem also shares a brief history of Werribee South forwarded by Bill Strong.To anyone interested in learning history or understanding how development will change the local area, this book is for you.If you like understanding the history of a location you have visited this book is for you also..The colours of some of these photographs reminded me of some awesome crisp mornings during my own stay in Werribee South.As a local to Werribee who was personally assisted by workers at a local farm 22 years ago I can tell you residents and workers in Wertibee South are a true blessing to our community and we wish them all the safety during this time. One of the pictures in GREEN WEDGE is a simple sign and during this time it is a reminder of the closures all around the world.I am sharing this as the Author Talk was prevented due to Covid-19 which celebrates the release of the second edition of GREEN WEDGE.

Sam G

Learning history or understanding how development will change the local area

Insightful images captured in and around my treasured backyard of Werribee to cherish and reflect upon now and for generations to come...thanks Imran for your labour of love

Annie Lo

Insightful images captured in and around my treasured backyard of Werribee

FAQ

It varies and depending on Australia Post. Book will be ready to post within 48 hours with tracking number. 
Yes, you can collect from Westend Photography (Level 1, 44 Watton Street, Werribee). Collection also depends on COVID restriction as well. 
The book cost only $50 and additional $15 for postage.  If you collect in person, it will be only $50.
Yes you can. Price varies depending on image size, medium and framing. I am happy to provide a quote for the printing image.